ETV News Ticker

NYC Safe Energy Campaign

Indian Point (The Film)-Director’s TalkBack: Rhinebeck, NY

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  https://youtu.be/FN9ZQ1uxTe4 This is our second opportunity to produce and document a video during a “TalkBack” after a screening of the award winning film,”Indian Point”, directed by Ivy Meeropol.  This particular screening was a special showing organized as a benefit for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater by Manna Jo Greene, the Environmental Director of the organization, who moderated and participated in the “TalkBack”. Ivy Meeropol, the director of the film led the discussion in which Roger Witherspoon, an environmental journalist, and Marilyn Elie, a local activist with [...]

When Nuclear Plants Close: Challenges for U.S. Reactor Decommissioning-Panel 1

June 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

  What happens when a Nuclear Power Plant is SHUT DOWN??? Does it simply VANISH??? The New York Society For Ethical Culture, the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Jack and Belle Alpern Foundation bring together multiple people and discipines to probe that very much sought after DECOMMISSIONING event. By bringing together grassroots activists, regulators, scientists and advocacy lawyers in a Q & A setting at Manhattan’s New York Society for Ethical Culture’s space, they have caused the rather large unseen elephant in the room to [...]

Debate: Should the Indian Nuclear Power Plant be Shut Down?

May 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

    Environmental Education Fund The debate was held at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NY, NY on April 13, 2016 and was planned by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Sustainability Council, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Sustainability and Environmental Justice Program and the Environmental Education Fund (EEF). The debate was introduced by Lindsey Kayman, Joan Hoffman, and Alexander Schlutz (not included in the video). Summary of the Issue Thirty-five miles up the Hudson River north of New York City sits the Indian Point Nuclear Power Facility. The two [...]

ETV Alert: May 17 New Nuclear Clean Energy Standard Comments & Hearing Albany, NY

May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

URGENT! Tuesday, May 17, Albany.  6 PM Information Sesson. 7 PM Public Statements. Albany Law School; East Wing School, Room E211, 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. Tell the Governor and the Public Service Commission that a subsidy for failing nuclear reactors is a bad idea. Attend a PSC hearing on May 17 in Albany and you will be in good company! Comment NOW at http://www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/nukes-are-not-clean.  For more information visit www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/sites/default/files/CES_Summary_Memo_0.pdf The Purpose and call for these actions is to respond to NYS [...]

“Indian Point” TALKBACK

April 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

During the Green Mountain Film Festival in Montpelier, Vermont, in March of 2016, Ivy Meeropol’s “Indian Point” film was shown. It was followed by a TALKBACK with a panel that included one of the main real-life people living there at Indian Point and who also was a main character in the film: Marilyn Elie. The panel consisted of:  Amy Shollenberger of Action Circle as Moderator; Christopher  Recchia, Commissioner, Public Service Department, Vermont; Marilyn Elie, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC) They discussed the following topics and participated in some [...]

Environmental WeeklyNews March 25, 2016

April 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

This Weeks Topics reported by Ken Gale, Kathy Adams, Marilyn Elie and Charlie Olson 1-Nuclear Proponents Jealous of Renewable Subsidies….Ken Gale…….(1:07 – 3:37) 2-Upcoming Events:  All Hands on Deck:  A Fund Raiser For Pete Seeger’s Legacy & the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Boat….Ken Gale…(3:38 – 6:08) 3-A Lack of Snow in Alaska?!?! What Happens in the Arctic, Doesn’t Stay in the Arctic ……Kathy Adams….(6:09 – 16:42) 4-Upcoming Events:  Safe Energy Summit:  End Nuclear Power Now!….Marilyn [...]

Environmental WeeklyNews March 18, 2016

March 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

This Week’s Contents, as reported by Ken Gale and Charlie Olson: -Japanese People & Court Help Shut Down Nuclear Plant…Ken Gale (0:59 – 1:57) -Methane Pipeline Vibrations: Harmful or Not?….Ken Gale…..( 1:59 – 5:22) -Upcoming Events: Safe Energy Summit: End Nuclear Power Now….Ken Gale…..(5:23 – 5:45) -An Excerpt From The Indian Point Eleven’s Court House Press Conference of Tuesday 3-8-2016…..(5:47 – 14:16) WITH……Marilyn Elie-Moderator Marty Stolar-National Lawyers Guild Gary Shaw-Indian Point Safe Energy [...]

The Environmental WeeklyNews-March 4, 2016

March 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

This Week’s Topics, as reported by Kathy Adams, Charlie Olson and Marilyn Elie 1-The Environment TV’s Goals…….(0:41-1:15) Charlie Olson 2-London’s Anti-Nuclear Trident Rally: Connecting the Environmental Dots……(1:17- 10:38) The protest covers Nuclear submarines and weapons, fracking, a Green Bank, fossil fuels and much more. Attended by government officials, entertainment stars and the citizens of England. 3-Questionable News: Good, Bad,…True, False, opt…..Your Choice…. (10:50-12:25) A-China’s Coal Consumption…….(11:00-11:30) B-Aubrey [...]

Indian Point 11: Guilty and Proud

March 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

  Guilty and Proud, is the slogan of the Indian Point 11 as they appear in court to plead guilty for blocking the main entrance to the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant owned by Entergy. One hour prior to their court appearance, they held a press conference just outside the court house to explain the reasons for their actions and were available afterwards for more comments. Their message: Over the years, even decades, we have tried many lawful ways to bring to the public and government’s attention the needed actions to correct the violations and repeated accidents at this nuclear [...]